Politics

John Wayne: The New Confederate Statue

John Wayne: The New Confederate Statue

Hey, I don’t even like Westerns, but I believe it would be appalling to drive John Wayne out of the public square.

Effort to Abandon Electoral College Gains Steam. Here’s What It Would Ruin for America.

Effort to Abandon Electoral College Gains Steam. Here’s What It Would Ruin for America.

Colorado is joining a list of states attempting to overturn the way Americans have selected their presidents for over two centuries.

My Family Fled Communism When I Was 6. Now We Fear Our Nightmare Has Followed Us Here

My Family Fled Communism When I Was 6. Now We Fear Our Nightmare Has Followed Us Here

With children in tow, my parents escaped oppression and a lack of human rights—the right to pursue happiness and the right to own property.

The Coming Socialist President?

The Coming Socialist President?

There is a strong prospect that 2020 will see the emergence of a new leftist president who represents democratic socialism of the European style—a brand of politics eschewed by America since at least the end of World War II.

How to Win Arguments When You Haven’t a Leg to Stand On

How to Win Arguments When You Haven’t a Leg to Stand On

Arthur Schopenhauer should be named as the official philosopher of the internet.

Bonfires of Bigotry: The Sources of Our Present Anger

Bonfires of Bigotry: The Sources of Our Present Anger

Some journalists and commentators, anxious to prove American bigotry and blind to their own, throw gasoline onto the pyres of hatred.

What a Judge’s Ruling on Drafting Women Means for Military

What a Judge’s Ruling on Drafting Women Means for Military

A federal judge's ruling that women must be included in a potential military draft is based on incomplete information.

New York State Budget Director on the 'Fundamental Ignorance' That Killed the Amazon Deal

New York State Budget Director on the 'Fundamental Ignorance' That Killed the Amazon Deal

New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica is not pleased his state is missing out on Amazon’s second headquarters.

Is the Racial Gap in Suspensions Due to Racism?

Is the Racial Gap in Suspensions Due to Racism?

Neither racism nor subjectivity is the primary cause of the higher black suspension rate.

The Myth of Millennial Socialism

The Myth of Millennial Socialism

The real reason so many millennials gravitate toward Bernie Sanders.

The Myth That the US Leads the World in Mass Shootings

The Myth That the US Leads the World in Mass Shootings

To understand the misleading narrative, we must look to the era of narrative-driven journalism and the politicization of society, both of which subjugate truth to ideology and politics.

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

AOC has enjoyed a meteoric rise in American politics. If she intends to have a lasting impact, then she should study the career of Margaret Thatcher.  

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

Assuming the physically stronger party is always more likely to be guilty is absurd.

Is There a Threat to English?

Is There a Threat to English?

When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

Richard Nixon's opening to China and not Watergate is what defined his presidency.       

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Unless Elizabeth Warren is nostalgic for the era of the Great Depression, she should recognize that increasing the minimum wage to a family wage would cause long-term harm to American families.

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

The Supreme Court’s ruling won’t end the practice, but it will limit the abuse.

What One Professor Learned While Teaching Conservative Political Theory to Liberal Students
 Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

By feeding falsehoods to respondents, pollsters can severely distort the results of their polls.

Lara Logan is Right about Media Bias, but She Overlooks a Greater Threat

Lara Logan is Right about Media Bias, but She Overlooks a Greater Threat

As a former CBS News correspondent, Lara Logan's  assertions about media bias have real credibility. These charges are not new and fail to see the real danger to media with alternative viewpoints. 

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Looking back, it seems odd that the avatar of international communism and the exalted founder of the now pro-capitalist Republican Party were ideological bedfellows.

What the Magic Kingdom and American Culture Have in Common

What the Magic Kingdom and American Culture Have in Common

Americans need not visit Orlando to go to Fantasyland .

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

“We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own."

Bad Quotes of Some Bad Presidents

Bad Quotes of Some Bad Presidents

"The government is in us; we are the government, you and I."

Americans Continue to Flee to These Low-Tax States

Americans Continue to Flee to These Low-Tax States

According to the most recent Census Bureau data on state-to-state migration flows, 523,000 people moved to California from other states. But at the same time, more than 661,000 Californians moved to other states.

Could Parents Who Resist the Transgender Narrative Lose Their Kids?

Could Parents Who Resist the Transgender Narrative Lose Their Kids?

If parents stop a child from "transitioning," there could be "consequences."

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Diversity programs are evolving just as many have predicted: to erode academic standards and to promote second-rate fields and third-rate thinking.

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